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Katie Ledecky TYR Pro Swim – Santa Clara – Photo Vault

Katie Ledecky, arguably the most marketable swimmer to turn pro since Michael Phelps, has signed a sponsorship deal with swimwear brand TYR, announcing…

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TYR Pro Swim Santa Clara – Photo Vault – Day 2

Thanks to Mike Lewis for these great swimming photos. 

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How Fast Will Simone Manuel Swim This Summer? GMM presented by SwimOutlet.com

Olympic star Simone Manuel is a big-meet swimmer. How fast will she swim this summer at U.S. Nationals and Pan Pacific Championships?

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Fitter and Faster 15 Questions with Carolyn Neri, Parker Neri and Claire Donahue

Fitter and Faster 15 Questions (#FFT15) profiles the 50+ elite swimmers and clinicians that host, instruct and manage the world’s largest swim clinic…

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Why Katie Ledecky Turned Pro in 2018: GMM presented by SwimOutlet.com

If you don’t think Katie Ledecky is the greatest female swimmer of all-time, you will soon. She’s on track to make history again. How fast will she swim this summer at U.S. Nationals and Pan Pacific Championships.

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Caeleb Dressel Gets New Tattoos: GMM presented by SwimOutlet.com

Dressel Predictions for this summer? After the Atlanta Classic, your Dressel predictions for U.S. Nationals may change. Mine are staying the same. What do you think?

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USA Swimming Foundation Sets GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® for Largest Kickboard

This gigantic kickboard, which is 10 times the standard adult size board at 18 feet high by 11 feet wide, will serve as a larger-than-life petition for all Americans to urge Congress to add the question, “Do you know how to swim?” to the 2020 Census.

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6 Reasons Why You Want The Caeleb Dressel Cover Of SwimSwam Magazine’s Summer Preview

Our theme for the 2018 Summer Preview is summer heat – “The Sprint Issue” – and we profile the best sprinters in history, including our cover star Caeleb Dressel.

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Most Marketable Swim Stars To Go Pro Since Michael Phelps

Katie Ledecky, Simone Manuel and Caeleb Dressel are making their pro debuts. SwimSwam asked an industry veteran what their financial futures look like. The industry said: “Simone and Caeleb will make $2 to $5 million annually. ​I believe Katie will be in the $5 million to $10 million range.”

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Ledecky, Manuel, Dressel Make Pro Debuts This Weekend (Video)

Historically, Octagon, William Morris Endeavor/IMG, Alruck Promotions and Wasserman (formerly Wasserman Media Group) have represented the biggest names in swimming.

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Olympian Leah Smith Is Dangerous: GMM presented by SwimOutlet.com

Predictions – Based on the last two years, I think Leah Smith will swim a PB in at least one event. I’d love it to be the 400m free. What do you think?

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2018 Fighting Illini Swim Camps – Sign Up Today

Sue Novitsky and Elliott McGill lead the University of Illinois Swim Camps along with a staff of highly qualified and enthusiastic coaches, counselors and collegiate swimmers. Sue Novitsky’s coaching staff will combine elite level technical development and age appropriate training to improve and challenge each camper.

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How To Get The Caeleb Dressel Cover Of The 2018 Summer Preview

The 2018 Summer Preview is nearly one pound. It’s big. You want this issue with the Caeleb Dressel cover to keep for the next 8 years on your coffee table. Why? It’s swim-art for the swimming fan.

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Matt Grevers Finds Just Rewards: GMM presented by SwimOutlet.com

GMM Predictions: I share what I think Grevers will swim in the 100m back this summer. What do you think?

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How To Get The Caeleb Dressel Cover Issue Of The 2018 Summer Preview

2018 Summer Preview drops in late May. Our theme is summer heart, The Sprint Issue. Inside this massive magazine you will enjoy profiles on the biggest sprinters in history. As always, the Summer Preview will breakdown the biggest meets of the summer, providing you the what, why and how to enjoy them.

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